Poland edges Canfield in extras

Poland District Champs

Chloe Bush scored the go-ahead run in the top of the eighth inning, as Poland edged Canfield 7-6 in the Division II District Finals at Alliance High School Friday.

Bush, who finished the game 2-4 with 2 RBI. She crossed home plate after Phoebe Bush grounded back to the pitcher, who committed a throwing error to first allowing the Lady Bulldogs to take the lead for good.

Taylor Miokovic went 2-4 with two runs scored. Brielle Nocera also drove in a run. Jenna Schettler finished the game 1-5 with a double, while Claire Testa added a key triple.

On the mound for Poland, Taylor Miokovic picked up the win in relief. She worked five innings, allowing just one earned run with four strikeouts.

Canfield was led by Rachel Tinkey who went 2-4 with an RBI. Kara Rothbauer was 2-4 with an RBI and a run scored.

Canfield’s tournament run ends with a record of 21-6.

Poland improves to 21-9. The Bulldogs open Regional play Wednesday at 5PM at Akron Firestone Stadium against the winner of #5 Cleveland Heights Beaumont/#1 Tallmadge.

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